Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Bleeding From The Nose?


Bleeding from the nose is found among people who take Hydroxyurea, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Acute myeloid leukaemia . We study 3,725 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Bleeding from the nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Bleeding from the nose and more.

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Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 4,965 users)

Bleeding From The Nose

Bleeding from the nose has been reported by people with nosebleed, thrombocytopenia, fever, nausea, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 40,824 Bleeding from the nose patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

3,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 41 people (1.1%) have Bleeding From The Nose

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyurea cause Bleeding from the nose?

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Bleeding From The Nose *:

  • < 1 month: 70 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bleeding From The Nose when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Bleeding From The Nose when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 30.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Essential Thrombocythaemia (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (11 people, 26.83%)
  • Cimetidine (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Glycyrrhiza (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Etodolac (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Decitabine (5 people, 12.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Febrile Neutropenia (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Headache (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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